Ukraine reports 5 WIA's amid 35 enemy attacks in last day

10:40, 11 December 2017
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Russia's hybrid military forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in Donbas 35 times in the past 24 hours, with five Ukrainian soldiers reported as wounded in action (WIA), according to the press center of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters.

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In the Luhansk sector, the enemy was active after dark. The Ukrainian fortified positions near the villages of Triokhizbenka, Krymske, Novotoshkivske, Travneve and Zaitseve were repeatedly attacked with mortars of various types. In addition, the invaders intensively used grenade launchers of various types and light infantry weapons near these settlements, as well as near the town of Svitlodarsk, and the villages of Lozove, Novo-Oleksandrivka and Luhanske.

In the Donetsk sector, the outskirts of the town of Avdiyivka remain the epicenter of the confrontation. In particular, the occupiers launched over three dozen 82mm mines on the Ukrainian positions near Butivka coal mine in the evening hours of Sunday. The defenders of the village of Kamianka, and the towns of Avdiyivka and Krasnohorivka came under fire from grenade launchers and heavy machine guns. Moreover, in the Mariupol sector, the enemy opened fire from small arms on the defenders of the village of Starohnativka.

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